Saturday, March 11, 2017

Aspen grove

Golden Grove 24 x 36" acrylic

This painting is another one on hardboard panel. I painted most of it with a lot of drippy, wet, textural techniques. Scraping occurred for some of the grasses. Then I used more controlled brush strokes where needed for the negative shapes, tree trunks and foliage.

It was the light and pattern of the image that made me want to paint it. Right now we are so starved for sunshine. Nice to experience it in a painting, if not real life....

Sunday, January 29, 2017

Mural assistant


Alan and I are busy working on a mural for the BC Farm Museum here in Fort Langley. This is panel #3. When I go to work on it alone, Havi comes along to keep me company. So far I'm really enjoying working on this scale and figuring out how to handle each image. Alan is the mural expert, so it's good to have his guidance. We're doing six 4 x 8 foot panels and they will be revealed on June 17th.